Foundation stone for new liquid cargo jetty laid at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of State for Shipping, Government of India laid the foundation stone for development of an additional Liquid Cargo Jetty at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai. Built at a cost of over Rs 300 crore, the project will cater to the increased demand for handling liquid cargo like edible oil, LPG, molasses and other chemicals.
Mandaviya said, “The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid focus on port-led development. Keeping this in view, India’s ports are being developed and modernized in line with global best practices. The new terminal will increase JNPT’s present capacity of 6.5 Million Tonnes Per Annum to an additional 4.5 million tonnes per annum.”